Released September 18, 2014. The impressive and precipitous rise of the U.S. solar industry is well documented. As of the writing of this report, total installed solar electric capacity neared 16 gigawatts (GW), providing enough solar electricity to power over 3.2 million average U.S. households. By the end of 2014, this figure is expected to surpass 20 GW- more than four times the total amount of solar capacity that existed in the U.S. just three years ago. Of the more than 500,000 homes, businesses and public entities that have now installed a solar energy system, over 3,700 of those systems are located on public and private K-12 schools in the U.S.
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McGraw Hill Construction builds on their previous study with this new report which finds that green building is taking an ever increasing share of construction within the new construction of single and multi-family homes as well as remodeling pro
U.S. Solar Market Insight™ is a collaboration between the Solar Energy Industries Association® (SEIA®) and GTM Research that brings high-quality, solar-specific analysis and forecasts to industry professionals in the form of quarterly and annual reports. Released September 4, 2014.
Join this webinar to learn how a national carbon fee and dividend policy could affect the solar industry. Participants will learn how a national policy like this would impact jobs, GDP, air quality, and the renewable energy sector, including the solar industry.
Looking at 4 variable generation technologies (wind, single-axis tracking PV, CSP with no storage, & CSP with thermal energy storage), the authors look at the benefits of mitigation measures.
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory releases their new report "Comparing Photovoltaic (PV) Costs and Deployment Drivers in the Japanese and U.S. Residential and Commercial Markets".
In October of 2014, the ISO’s EIM goes “live” with PacifiCorp, serving customers in six states. Both the ISO and PacifiCorp recently received conditional approval of their filings to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and are proceeding with testing and market simulation. This webinar provides an overview of the EIM, the current status of its implementation and a look to the future – including anticipated work following the October start date and an overview of the Transitional Committee which is an advisory body to the ISO Board on EIM issues.
This 51-page report from Environment Illinois and the Frontier Group examines solar deployment at the state level and finds that strong solar policies have driven deployment growth in the top solar states.
On July 25, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued its preliminary antidumping duty determination against solar products from China and Taiwan. Will Commerce revisit its original scope decision and will there be margins for Taiwan? John Smirnow, SEIA’s Vice President for Trade, addresses these questions and more. Mr. Smirnow also provides an update on SEIA’s efforts to achieve a negotiated solution.
The SEIA Startup Innovation Webinar Series allows SEIA member companies to showcase innovative products and/or services to the full SEIA membership and beyond. The opportunity to present is only open to small or startup SEIA members.